If you missed the sermon from Roy Searle on Sunday, you can watch it by clicking here . The video is missing a few minutes at the start. The talk on the phone line is the full version (01362 709389) as is the audio file on the website (under 'downloads')
There is a Baptism within the All Age Worship service on Sunday, with a lunch to follow. We do need people to help set out the food and help with clearing up afterwards. If anyone would like to make a cake or dessert, please bring it on Sunday (remember your allergy sheet please - in the back hall on the noticeboard or download here to print at home).
There will be Christians meeting at 3.15pm on 28th May (Pentecost Sunday) all over the country to pray in their towns - and for Dereham this will be in the Market Place. Please join in if you can. There are some song lyrics in the annexe lounge for those who know they would like to attend. It is only going to be for about 15minutes.
For more information, please see https://ndopw.com/backtopentecost/
The prayer focus from the Eastern Baptist Association is on Thorpe-le-Soken, which is a village in north east Essex not far from Frinton and Clacton. Please click herefor the prayer points.
There will be a food hygiene course for all food preparers relating to church life (including Community lunches, Saturday evening congregation, Little Fishes, Sunday Fishes, Coffee Shop, Sunday refreshments, special events etc) on Tuesday 20th June at 7pm. Please click here to book in.
The next Church Meeting for Members will be Tuesday, 4th July at 7.30pm in the church. North Breckland Youth for Christ have sent this update about the Mega Metre May fundraiser: All during May we have been doing our Mega Metre May fundraiser. Where collectively we need to cover 1000kms during the month. This is through running, walking, cycling or any other method of transport propelled by human effort.On day 13 Matt wrote this: "this week has been interesting. One day I was cycling along wondering if I needed to put suncream on, and the next day was cycling through a storm, up a river, and through some rather large puddles! But whether it has been bright sunshine, or a downpour one of the highlights of the challenge so far has been enjoying the beautiful countryside around Dereham! Just a couple of months ago the fields we are cycling past would have been brown and lifeless, but now they are green (or yellow) and there isn't a day goes by that I don't see a creature or two. This morning I saw two hares, one leveret and one kitten (the baby rabbit, not baby cat) I can't help but stop and glory in the creation, and join with creation and praise the creator God. This God is the God that brings change, and that is why we do what we do. Our vision is to see lives changed by Jesus – we want to see young people brought from death to life. But we also want to see young people have changed outcomes. That is why we are exploring an alternative education project, Alt:Ed. We know that God cares about young people, and he is the one who, through Jesus, gives life to the full.So please do pray for us as we explore the Alt:Ed project, pray for the young people that we reach, and also please do support us. Even £10 can help towards our vision of seeing lives changed by Jesus." For more info click here or to donate click here For an update on our distance: Matt has done 307.74km and Paul has done 349.57km. They are currently on target to hit the 1000km this month. But we have also been supported by some of our supporters, who combined have covered 373k – you never know, we even might be able to hit 2000km! click here to donate Blessings, Julie